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Research Guides

ED 590 Resources: Finding Books

This is a research guide for students in ED 590.

What is Primo?

What are you searching when you use Primo, the library's catalog? 

  • +Summit + Articles (Default): This searches print books at all libraries in the Orbis Cascade Alliance, print and ebooks from the University of Idaho Library (Main Library, Law Library, IMTC, Women's Center, and Herbarium), and articles from SOME of the library's databases. 
  • +Summit: This searches print books at all libraries in the OCA and print and ebooks from the University of Idaho Library.
  • +UI Library: This searches print and ebooks from the University of Idaho Library.

VIDEO Option: Introduction to Primo 

If you are interested in requesting print books be sent to your off-campus address, please view the Distance Education LibGuide to learn more. 

Finding eBooks

Ebooks can be accessed through PrimoJust conduct your search, then use the "Full Text Online" and "Books" links on the left side of the screen to limit to ebooks.

Ebooks are available through various providers with different user options. To view the options of your ebook provider, visit our ebook chart.

Some ebook packages will require downloading Adobe Digital Editions (free).

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